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The following information is a starting point for records about the civil parish of St. Nicholas. The information is based on locations and records before 1922.

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Historical Overview

History

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Localities

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Maps and gazetteers

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Records

Cemeteries

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Census

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Church records

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Catholic

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The Catholic parish of St. Nicholas contains part of the civil parish of St. Nicholas and is in the city of Galway.

Family History Library (on microfilm)
Baptisms 1690, 1723-1726, 1805-1880, 1810-1867, 1859-1880 926,070
Marriages 1809-1880, 1789-1868, 1859-1880
Deaths 1814-1880, 1788-1868, 1859-1880


Online 
St. Nicholas East, Galway City
Baptisms/Births 1810-1858 www.rootsireland.ie
Marriages 1789-1858
Burials/Deaths 1789-1858
St. Nicholas North
Baptisms/Births 1818-1867 www.rootsireland.ie
Marriages 1818-1868
Burials/Deaths 1818-1868
St. Nicholas North & East
Baptisms/Births 1859-1900 www.rootsireland.ie
Marriages 1859-1900
Burials/Deaths 1859-1900
St. Nicholas South & West
Baptisms/Births 1814-1900 www.rootsireland.ie
Marriages 1809-1900
Burials/Deaths 1810-1900


The Catholic parish of Castlegar is in the civil parish of St. Nicholas, city of Galway.

Family History Library (on microfilm)
Baptisms 1827-1881 979,690 Item 2
Marriages 1827-1882
Deaths 1827-1864
Remembrances 1864-1833


Online
Baptisms/Births 1827-1908   www.rootsireland.ie
Marriages 1827-1912  
Burials/Deaths 1829-1908  


Church of Ireland

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Family History Library
Parish Registers 1792-1840 941.74/S1 K2cb


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Baptisms/Births 1792-1900 www.rootsireland.ie
Marriages 1792-1900
Burials/Deaths 1832-1900
Presbyterian

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Online
Baptisms/Births 1833-1900 www.rootsireland.ie
Marriages 1849-1900
Methodist

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Baptisms/Births 1836-1900 www.rootsireland.ie
Marriages 1866-1900
Society of Friends

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Others

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Civil Registration

Government registration of births and deaths began in 1864. Registration of Protestant marriages began in 1845, with all marriages being registered by 1864. Go to the Ireland Civil Registration article to read more about these records.

Land records

The Registry of Deeds started in 1708. Land transactions were recorded, including immovable property passed on in a will and property given to a daughter at her marriage. Read more about these records in the Ireland Land and Property article.

Probate records

Probate dealt with the property of a deceased person. Read more about these records in the Ireland Probate Records article.

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School records

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Tax records

The valuation of property for tax purposes was started in the 1840s by Richard Griffith. A tax paid to the church, call Tithe Applotments, began in the 1820s. Read about these records in the Ireland Taxation and Ireland Land and Property articles. Add records for this parish that you know about.

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Further Reading

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